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Sunday, August 18, 2013

#Photography: A Pro Photographer’s DIY Ring Light for Fashion Photography

Ring flashes and continuous ring lights are popular among fashion portrait photographers. The circular lights are placed around the camera lens to reduce shadows and create interestingly shaped cat...

#Photography: A Pro Photographer’s DIY Ring Light for Fashion Photography


#Writing: 3 More Answers to Questions About Capitalization

Whether to capitalize words is one of the most frequent issues that come up in the queries of DailyWritingTips email subscribers and site visitors. Here are three such questions and my responses. 1...

#Writing: 3 More Answers to Questions About Capitalization

Lighting 3D in #Photoshop CS6 - Mike Hoffman

I’m back with more 3D goodness in a continuation of my series on learning 3D in Photoshop CS6. Today’s topic is lighting your models. Learn the different types of lights that are available in Photoshop’s 3D space, and how to control and manipulate them for best effect.

Lighting 3D in #Photoshop CS6 - Mike Hoffman


#Musicproduction: Mastering the Glide Modes of an Analog Synth

This synthesis tutorial is all about Glide Mode, where each note slides to the next. This synth parameter could be called glide, slide or portamento, depending on the software you use. In this tuto...

#Musicproduction: Mastering the Glide Modes of an Analog Synth


#SocialMedia: Expectations for Social Media Marketing

It is crucial for brands to understand the relation between customers’ real and virtual lives so that they can personalise their messages. Without this human touch, agencies and brands will be stuc...

#SocialMedia: Expectations for Social Media Marketing

#Musicproduction: NI #Massive Deep House Bass Design | Native Instruments Massive tutorial

Although we talk about this NI Massive Deep House Bass noise in the context of Deep House, in fact I think it could be used across many genres! It’s a real simple sound to make… but don’t be put of...

#Musicproduction: NI #Massive Deep House Bass Design | Native Instruments Massive tutorials

How To Create a Lomography Photo Effect in #Photoshop

Lomography and the lomo effect is massively popular in Photography circles. The origins of the lomo effect come from a budget Russian camera called the Lomo LC-A, but we can recreate the imagery pr...

How To Create a Lomography Photo Effect in #Photoshop

#SocialMedia: Social Media May Soon Drive More Traffic to Your Site Than SEO

Still skeptical about the power of social media marketing to help you and your business see results? Here’s some compelling information for you: according to stats compiled by Forrester Research, social media may soon drive more traffic to your website than SEO.

#SocialMedia: Social Media May Soon Drive More Traffic to Your Site Than SEO

Shred #Guitar Lesson 09. Computer Tapping

Computer tapping. What is it? No, it's not where you "type" randomly on the fretboard to make weird sounds, as a fellow UG member asked me. Computer tapping is where you use two fingers on your picking hand to tap on the fretboard. Usually it is used to skip over a string or wide interval. Some of you may be asking "So, it's just 6-finger tapping?"…

Shred #Guitar Lesson 09. Computer Tapping


#Musicproduction: 8 Minor Pentatonic Scale Exercises to Increase Speed and Dexterity

Familiarizing yourself with these Minor Pentatonic Scale Exercises will open up the fretboard allowing you to create beautiful melodies up and down the neck. This lesson focuses on ascending and descending the Minor Pentatonic in 3 note “coils”….

#Musicproduction: 8 Minor Pentatonic Scale Exercises to Increase Speed and Dexterity

18 Free #Photoshop Gradient Sets

Gradients are highly convenient. Any graphic or web designer would agree that having a large collection of gradients will speed up your design process. Even though sometimes you’ll find yourself h...

18 Free #Photoshop Gradient Sets

#Photoshop: Your Eyes are Fooling You – How To Maximize your Editing Productivity

Ever spend hours editing photos, only to review them later and wonder what you were thinking? The environment and mindset we’re in will greatly effect the final results of our work, and can lead to...

#Photoshop: Your Eyes are Fooling You – How To Maximize your Editing Productivity

#Writing: “Least,” “Less,” “More,” and “Most”

The adjectives least, less, more, and most present difficulties for writers when the words are paired with other adjectives: Should hyphens be employed? And what about when little, much, and simila...

#Writing: “Least,” “Less,” “More,” and “Most”

#Guitar: E-H Intros 8 Step Program



The Electro-Harmonix 8 Step Program connects to an expression pedal or control-voltage input on another device to give sequencer control over parameters that respond to expression pedals or CV generators such as oscillators, filters, delay parameters, etc. Sequences can be modified with the pedal’s multi-function Mode…

#Guitar: E-H Intros 8 Step Program

Creative mixed-media composition in Adobe #Photoshop CS5

This tutorial uses some basic layering and masking techniques, coupled with some 3D elements that we’ll montage together to create an interesting mixed-media collage with lots of depth. Layered PSD file included.

Creative mixed-media composition in Adobe #Photoshop CS5

#Musicproduction: FM Bass

It could be said that the current sound of bass is coming from the now legendary FM synths due to their digital type of waveform generation. We at Multiples Pro wanted to celebrate this fact by rel...

#Musicproduction: FM Bass

#Photography: Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography

In portrait photography, lighting ratios are comparisons of the main light in a photo to the lesser light which fills in the shadows. This main light is known as the “key light”, and the lesser lig...

#Photography: Lighting Ratios for Portrait Photography